Amesbury, MA — Maurine Alicia "Mo" Turcotte passed away with her family by her side on Monday, April 22, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Maurine is survived by her loving husband, James E. Turcotte; her sons Dylan and Tyler Turcotte; her father, Cecil A. Northrup; and her stepfather Nicholas M. Bernhardt and his wife, Carol. She is also survived by her sister, Deborah A. Norris and husband, Robert; her brother, Marc Bernhardt and wife, April; her stepsister, Katherine F. Hall and husband, David; and her stepbrother, Jerry McDonald. She is preceded in death by her mother, Joan A. Bernhardt; stepmother Katherine Northrup; her brother, Arthur Northrup; and stepbrother, Gary McDonald.
Maurine will also be missed by her extended family including her mother-in-law, Mary G. Turcotte of Danvers; sister and brother’s-in-law, Gloria Graham of Port Charlotte, Fla., Elaine and Stuart Clark of West Townsend, Mass., Ernest and Aurora Turcotte of Swampscott, Joanne and Richard Gurgigno of Bristol, Conn., and Linda Turcotte of Danvers; and eight nieces and nephews who adored her.
Maurine was a resident of Amesbury and was a successful real estate agent with Keller Williams and enjoyed success in her many MLM's! Maurine was a proud member of the Tough Warrior Princesses and walked with her beloved TWP's in four Susan G. Komen 3-Day walks while in treatment. She embraced life and lived it to the fullest, inspiring many to do the same. She was known to bring laughter to other patients and staff at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute during her countless trips to Boston for treatment. She lived her life with a "Rock Star" status. Courageous, funny, brave, hopeful, helpful, generous, and kind, these are but a few of the many positive adjectives to describe a truly remarkable woman. Maurine loved her boys, Dylan and Tyler. She tirelessly worked for their benefit and to model them and all of us, the ability to face adversity with grace, dignity, and irreverent humor.